Special Police Escort Back to School for Daughter of Fallen Police Officer in Rutherford County

Aug 08, 2022 at 02:12 pm by WGNS

Monday (08/08/2022) was the first day of school for Anna Stolinsky, daughter of La Vergne Police Lt. Kevin Stolinsky who passed away on November 12, 2021. This was her first d.... Read More

UPDATE: Woman Allegedly Steals Good Samaritan’s SUV After Victim Stopped to Help Her - Child Was In Stolen SUV

Aug 08, 2022 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

UPDATED on 08/08/2022: MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A 19-year-old woman is in custody after allegedly stealing a Good Samaritan’s SUV with an 18-year-old and a minor.... Read More

Average Gas Prices Down 19-Cents in Rutherford County for Reg. Unleaded and Diesel Drops to $4.64/g

Aug 08, 2022 at 11:39 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 16.1 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.58/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of.... Read More

Local Coach at MTSU Arrested on DUI Charge Saturday Morning

Aug 08, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS

MTSU Baseball Coach James Michael Toman of Murfreesboro was arrested on a DUI charge. The local coach was charged this past Saturday morning when he was booked into the Ruther.... Read More

Tennessee Has a 6.6% Gender Homeownership Gap, Above U.S. Average

Aug 08, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Homeownership is a common goal for millions of Americans, but a number of social and economic factors can affect peoples’ ability to reach that milestone. From income to.... Read More
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MTSU helps Big Machine Music City Grand Prix and honors troops, veterans

Aug 06, 2022 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

For one shining moment, in the middle of the biggest Indy Car race in Tennessee, a future Army Reserve officer and incoming Middle Tennessee State University freshman from Wat.... Read More

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle and Killed Friday

Aug 05, 2022 at 01:16 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: MURFREESBORO, TN –Fatal Accident Crash Team investigators are now in search of the driver of a gray Toyota Tacoma pickup. Police say the driver may be a vital w.... Read More

The Rutherford County District Attorney's Show with Host J. Paul Newman

Aug 05, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS

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(CONTINUED) Rutherford County Election Results and Interviews

Aug 05, 2022 at 11:06 am by WGNS

WGNS spoke to several candidates on Election Night in Rutherford County. WGNS’ Bart Walker and Bryan Barrett covered the event on Thursday evening “LIVE.” In.... Read More
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August 4th Election Results

Aug 04, 2022 at 10:48 pm by WGNS

There are several new faces in local government after the August 4th county, municipal and state primary elections. 29,377 election day, early and absentee votes were c.... Read More

Local Farmers Market at Lane Agri Park in Murfreesboro Continues - Now Thru Last Friday in October

Aug 04, 2022 at 04:16 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN - August is peak produce time in Tennessee for many of your favorite fruits and vegetables. Farmers markets from east to west and in between are packed with f.... Read More

University brings in a record $17.2M-plus in donations during fundraising year

Aug 04, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University boasted a record fundraising year for 2021-22, bringing in more than $17.2 million in private donations.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools STEM Programs Receive a Nissan Neighbor Gift

Aug 04, 2022 at 01:08 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) received a $25,000 donation from The Business Education Partnership (BEP) Foundation in conjunction.... Read More

Grant that added a mental health expert to the Murfreesboro Police Force set to expire in 2023 - MPD could make this a permanent position

Aug 04, 2022 at 12:59 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – In February of this year, the Murfreesboro Police Department announced the addition of their very first mental health co-responder to be.... Read More

Indictment: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office / ATF and Other Agencies Investigate the Theft of 37-Firearms at Gun Stores

Aug 03, 2022 at 06:08 pm by WGNS

MIDDLE TENNESSEE - A case that involved the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and MTSU Police, among other departments working with the ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco.... Read More

Goodness Gracious Restaurant and Catering Opens in Early August at Fountains at Gateway

Aug 03, 2022 at 12:35 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Goodness Gracious Restaurant and Catering, a family-owned and chef-run Southern gourmet restaurant, will open at Fountains at Gateway early this mo.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools and SRO's Speak on School Safety as Schools Reopen Friday

Aug 03, 2022 at 10:50 am by WGNS

  Protecting the safety of students, teachers and staff still remains the core of school resource officers after Rutherford County launched the first SRO program in Tenn.... Read More

UPDATE: Two Life Sentences in Terry Barber Murder Case, One Suspect to Appear in Court this January

Aug 03, 2022 at 10:36 am by WGNS

  Two of three suspects in the murder of Christiana resident Terry Barber have been convicted and now sentenced to prison. On July 6th, Vernice Farrar was found guilty o.... Read More

Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival on October 7th - 8th / Tickets Available Now

Aug 03, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Tickets for the Uncle Dave Macon Days October 7-8 are now on sale! Join the excitement. Take advantage of the Early Bird Special. Get your tickets for Friday night October 7,.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office on the Lookout for a Silver Tahoe

Aug 02, 2022 at 08:46 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is on the lookout for a silver Chevrolet Tahoe. According to Detective Ryan Huggins the driver of the Tahoe is wanted for question.... Read More